Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
Camels are used as mounts and pack animals and provide wool, milk and meat. Their manure can be burned as fuel. At the Bikaner Camel Festival in Rajasthan, India (January 11 to 12), camels are fêted and decked out in rich trappings
The heat won’t actually melt the snow this early in the year, but these sizzling festivals in Reykjavík, Iceland are not to be missed: the Dark Music Days take place January 25 to February 1 and the Winter Lights Festival is on February 6 to 9.
Groundhog Day, the Hollywood comedy starring Bill Murray, put the little town of Punxsutawney on the map. Every February 2, which is Groundhog Day, there’s a celebration there and a furry rodent “predicts” the end of winter.